Dirty Pretty Things

  • Mon Feb 2
Dirty Pretty Things

introduced by Sabine Haenni (PMA, American Studies)

Stephen Frears
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Audrey Tautou, Sergi López

Chiwetel Ejiofor stars as a former Nigerian doctor who has fled to London under grim circumstances and now works at the hotel where Tautou, playing an undocumented Turkish émigré, is working as a maid. This dark, twisty tale, which begins with the discovery of a human heart in a toilet bowl, plays like a post-diaspora Grand Hotel, working as both a suspense thriller and a snapshot of marginalized lives in a modern city.

Cosponsored by University Courses

BluRay color
1 hour 47 minutes
release year/country
2002 UK